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of the strangest record breakers of the year. let's look at this dog who made it into the latest guinness book of world records. can you figure out why? yeah, yeah. i know you had the answer. homes for those in need? or, maybe you want to help improve our schools? whatever you want to do, members project from american express can help you take the first step. vote, volunteer or donate for the causes you believe in at membersproject.com. take charge of making a difference. ♪ [ male announcer ] we touch a lot of things throughout the day. so it's nice that clorox disinfecting products help kill the germs that can live on surfaces for up to 48 hours. ♪ feels sweet when i can touch you ♪ sadly, no. oh. but i did pick up your dry cleaning and had your shoes shined. well, i made you a reservation at the sushi place around the corner. well, in that case, i better get back to these invoices... which i'll do right after making your favorite pancakes. you know what? i'm going to tidy up your side of the office. i can't hear you because i'm also making you a smoothie. [ male announcer ] marriott ho
may just be a sip or two away. the new guinness world record holders for longest living twins credit whiskey and pestiz for a long life. they celebrated their 98th birthday last week, while the pair admits exercise has played a role and a smooth drink that keeps them feeling young. i'll tell you, bill, the french know how to do it. >> and smiling. >> they were so cute, right? >> i mean, yeah. i wouldn't want to sit down to the table with them, though. >> they could probably drink you under the table. >> yes. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> new driving rules go into effect in massachusetts. drivers caught texting, on the internet or on a phone will face a fine. and being stuck in traffic or at a red light will not be accepted as an execute. >>> in new york, forces are joined for the keep children alive aiming to help children with hiv/aids in africa and india. >>> and happy 50th birthday to "the flintstones." it debuted on this day in 1960 making it network tv's first animated prime time series. >>> all day long, y
the distressed animal to safety. so far, it seems to be doing okay. >>> and in new york, guinness world records folks promoted the release of their 2011 book with a play date with one of its biggest and smallest stars. giant george, the world's tallest living dog, and booboo, the smallest. booboo needed a boost to meet george, but as you can see right there, there was an instant connection. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. bill, good morning. i don't know if you were paying attention when i was reading. >> i was. >> did you notice the kamil's privately owned, who owns a camel? someone who lives near a sinkhole? >> i don't know. i have no idea. but, yeah, sinkhole, either. rare camels, not many sinkholes. not good. the weather pattern changed here biological weapon had one storm kicked through. you notice one a second one off the coast here. it's going to stay a little more active. none of the storms are close to areas around the four corners regions or southern portions of the west. all of the front
's shortest woman in turkey for the latest guinness book of records. she stands at just 2'4" tall while he towers at 8'3". it's going to be tough to take his title, because if you can believe it, doctors say he is still growing. >>> do not try this at home. at an annual ritual in india, a local holy man allows himself to get bitten on the tongue by a poisonous snake. oh. according to tradition, villagers sing and dance for nine days leading up to the main event. it's believed that the daring act spares the rest of the town from fatal snake bites. >>> here's one way to ensure a good tip, be named top champ at the annual waiters race in belgium. servers compete in a 1.5 mile race carrying trays filled with glasses and a bottle of booze. the one to cross the finish line spilling as little liquid as possible wins. there are similar competitions take place all around the world. bill, were you ever a waiter? >> i was, actually. >> yeah? >> in college i did some of it. >> would you have been able to keep up? >> no. i was never good at refilling the drinks. it was horrible. >> as long as you're fa
. guinness officials are expected to verify soon whether the cake qualifies as the world's largest king cake. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's the weather channel's bill ckarins. bill m you ever tried alligator meet maet? >> no. >> kind of mike chicken. kind of me made me hungry. >> no, i lived in florida for a while. i never did that. i had a date with a taxidermist, though. good morning, everyone. in the pacific northwest you've got a little weak storm going through with some showers early today. that's about it. the rest of the weather pattern is quiet. now all that rain from new mexico up through colorado and the plains. we've got a nice quiet day today in much of nevada, arizona, utah, and in california. should be a goody in phoenix, too, after some of that rainfall yesterday. you can see just this little frontal system here that's kicking through some showers and clouds in the pacific northwest. it's not a lot of wet weather, as i mentioned. it's going right up and down interstate 5. olympicia is getting a little bit of a downpour. that will kick on thro
and bounds. he set a new guinness world record for bungee jumping -- yikes, oh, my goodness -- taking a staggering 42 jumps in just one hour. that more than doubled the previous record of 19. wow, there he goes again. not surprisingly, his biggest problem with the repeat leaps from about 160 feet up in the air was -- can you guess it, bill? can you guess it? >> he's going to be sore? whiplash? >> he got dizzy. yeah. >> that makes sense. >> but i would add whiplash to the mix for sure. >> and stupidity. oh, did i say that? sorry. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, the army holds its first hearing in a grizzly war crimes case in which five soldiers are charged with killing afghan civilians for sport. they fired on them in unprovoked assaults with some of the soldiers accused of mutilating the corpses. >>> heading to book store shelves -- bob woodward's book "obama's wars." and also be sure to catch "education nation," nbc's special coverage on the state of our nation's schools. "today's" matt lauer
a trillion for cops to follow. a new twist on underwater sports. and the guinness book of world records name the tallest man and the shortest woman in the world. all stories that make you say what? police in electilexington, kent didn't to have look far for the robber suspect. he left a trail of coins in his tracks. two men health up a restaurant as the thi man stood outside as a lokout. when they left they dropped coins out of the register. officers followed the trail and found one of the robbers hiding. police are now searching for the other two. >>> a siberian divers club is celebrating the end of their diving season with an unusual competition. take a look. an underwater cyclingnd skiing race. this contest took place close to the shore of a make where the water was just ten feet deep. divers were divided into two team. one was on bikes, another on skis. they look like they were having fun. not being too success envelop either endeavour. the world's tallest man met the shortest woman. th are latest edition to the record books. the 28-year-old man stands at 8'3". he is still growing, folks
to guinness, the folks who write the records, a shade over 27 inches high, weighs 22 pounds, hasn't grown since he was two years young. lives in the country of colombia and doctors don't have reason as to why his growth is so stunted but he is officially according to guinness the shortest man on the plan the. -- planet. we are going to run, you guys have a great labor day, get out there with family an friends, have a picnic, enjoy all the great stuff here. we have great weather. juliet: we do! bill: labor away! try not to labor today. we'll catch you tomorrow. "happening now" starts right now
have clinched the guinness record for the fastest relay race in stilettos, ouch. they ran the 100 meter dash, and you can see right there, they're a good-sized heel, that's three inches. >> oh, man. and it took them just 1:04 to break the record. about 100 women and one man were in the competition. the winners say the key to victory is running on your toes. that way the high heels never touch the ground. >> that's why women are so in love with those platform heels right now. it's easier to run in those. >> i don't know how y'all walk in those things, let alone run. >> they do it much better than i do. >> go nurse those bunions. we'll be right back with more "world news now." let me tell you about a very important phone call i made. when i got my medicare card, i realized i needed an aarp... medicare supplement nsurance card, too. medicare is one of the great things about turning 65, but it doesn't cover everything. in fact, it only pays up to " 80% of your part b expenses. if you're already on or eligible for medicare, call now to find out how an aarp... insured by unitedhealthcare insu
pokes in mexico set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a check of the weather right now from stephanie abrams who is in for al. hey, steph. >> i know i-carly is a big deal but also this cold weather is a big deal, too. are you ready for it? >> i so need a couple more days of it. >> a couple more days of heat before we get into the colder temperatures. >> 45 degrees this morning and i'm ready for 80s. >> forget about it. let's have a look at our forecast in our pick city. i'm going to take you into michigan, bay city, michigan. 77 degrees with a few scattered showers. otherwise look at the cool air from montana, wyoming, but still hot deep into the south. >> cool and dry this morning. the rain to our northwest, and great weather for a labor day picnic. a lot of sunshine. >>> natalie, back to you. >> all right, thank
. this is not something you'll see every day. 69 mexican cowboys clinched the "guinness book of world records" title for the greatest number of cowboys simultaneously lasoing. they twirled the ropes for nearly three minutes. they beat out last year's record which was set in texas with just 23 participants. this is a much larger group. it's all part of the 17th annual mariachi festival in guadalajara, mexico. congratulations. if you think your labor day party has a lot of food, take a look at what is going on in two other countries this weekend. first in mexico. record set for the longest taco ever made. the 164-foot taco filled with pork, pineapple, beans, rice. if that is not your style, check this out. a big burger! chefs used 100 pounds of meat. the end result weighed more than 60 pounds and measured more than five feet in diameter. i want to know who ate it. that's it for us in washington. "fox news sunday" is up next where you can catch chris wallace's exclusive interviews. first, senator john mccain and then d.n.c. chairman tim kaine. we want to leave you with another look at our favorite vide
it into the 2011 edition of the "guinness book of world records" released today. take a look at this picture of the longest dog tongue. who knew there would be a record for something like this. and the largest collection of smurf memorabilia. so, a little bit of everything for just about everyone, wolf. >> these people have a lot of free time, i guess, to check all that stuff out. all right. look at that. thanks very much. thank you, fred. >>> a startling new report shows that above vert city on the rise in the united states of america. we are going to show you the conditions some people are living in not very far from the white house. >>> and former president jimmy carter points blame at the late senator ted kennedy over health care. you are going to want to hear what he is saying. you are in "the situation room." this site has a should i try priceline instead? >> no it's a sale. nothing beats a sale! wrong move! you. you can save up to half off that sale when you name your own price on priceline. but this one's a deal...trust me. it's only pretending to be a deal. here, bid $79. got it. wo
what kind of beer is that? >> it's guinness right now, but i think i'm going to switch and use a texas beer. it makes sense since it's the texas state fair. jenna: is will any secret to making really good fried beer? >> there is, but that's the trade secret part of it. [laughter] no sane person would ever put beer in a fryer. you just don't put beer in a fryer. jenna: go ahead, jon, try it. jon: i think it's technically illegal to drink a beer on television, but i guess you can eat one, right? jenna: we're in a new area. he's chewing. >> a completely new food category. jon: i can taste it. jenna: what do you think? jon: well, i like my beer cold. [laughter] jenna: i don't know if the fried beer is right for you if you like the cold stuff. mark, real quick, are you going to sell this? are you going to package it? what are you going to do with fried beer? >> it'll actually be at the state fair, and i think it's probably going to be five to an order, and after that i'm looking at doing wholesale and retail packaging. i've gotten a lot of interest across the u.s. as well as overseas. jenna
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